Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Review frequent impairment and complications of acute stroke.
Navigating the diagnosis and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia can be overwhelming to patients and their caregivers.
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
Good communication with older adults and their caregivers is important to delivering high quality care.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
Determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture.
While sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise among older adults, medical providers may associate this problem with younger populations, missing prevention and treatment opportunities.
The challenges and potential dangers of and improvements of SNF transitions of care.
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
Outline standard approaches for planning, leading, and concluding difficult family meetings with strategies for navigating conflict.
Define, compare, and contrast power of attorney for health care, surrogate decision maker, and guardian.
Define advance directives and the components that are commonly incorporated.
Determine an older adult’s ability to make medical decisions in a hospital or clinic setting.
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.
Learn the basic medical requirements for safe driving and the components of clinical evaluation.
Consider quality of life assessment in initiating renal replacement therapy.